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Culture and risk: understanding the sociocultural settings that influence risk from natural hazards

Source(s):  International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD)

Synthesis Report from a Global E-Conference organised by ICIMOD and facilitated by the Mountain Forum:

This document is the report of an e-conference aimed at improving ane understanding of the linkages between cultural and social factors and risks from natural hazards. The outcomes of the discussion are used to formulate policy recommendations on how cultural aspects can be addressed in disaster management and to identify experienced practitioners, key issues, gaps and research questions.



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  • Culture and risk: understanding the sociocultural settings that influence risk from natural hazards
  • Publication date 2009
  • Author(s) Hewitt, Kenneth
  • Number of pages 14 p.

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